Tag: fava bean

Ful Muddamas (Fava Bean Stew)

Ah, ful muddamas; the breakfast of champions and one of the national dishes of Egypt. Nothing sits in your stomach longer than a bowl of ful. As the Ramadan days will be long this year, ful makes the perfect suhoor food. Ful is traditionally just stewed fava beans, sprinkled with salt, olive oil, some onions, and a good […]

Ta’ameya (Spiced Fava Bean Falafel)

Falafel, or ta’ameya as we call it in Egypt, is an all time favorite street food. Waking up early in the morning, you can go to the nearest street corner, and find a vendor selling freshly fried ta’ameya that he will wrap into a wad of old newspaper. And even better is the […]